Dhaka: 11:10 AM, Mon, 24 Sep, 2018

One killed in ‘gunfight’ in city

Staff Correspondent: A suspected drug trader was killed in a gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Beribadh area of Mirpur in the capital early Monday.

22-day ban on hilsa fishing from Oct 7

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has imposed a ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transportation of hilsa in different rivers for 22 days from October 7 to protect hilsa breeding.

President goes to Kishoreganj Monday on five-day visit

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid will visit his home district of Kishoreganj on September 24-28 to attend several programmes at Austagram, Itna and Mithamain upazilas.

ACC approves charge sheet against Bapex GM, his wife

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday approved charge sheet against AKM Anwarul Islam, former GM of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex), and his wife Farida Yasmin over amassing wealth illegally.

Tk 30cr transacted illegally at Mongla-Burimari port

Staff Correspondent: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has claimed that an illegal transaction of Tk 30 crore is done in a year in name of rendering services at Mongla port and Burimari land port.

Bus kills man in capital

Staff Correspondent: A man was killed as a bus hit him at Badda Link Road in the capital on Sunday morning.

Govt issues 5 directives for Tabligh Jamaat

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has issued 5 directives for the followers of Tabligh Jamaat to remove conflicts between the two factions of the non-political global Sunni Islamic missionary movement.

10 districts get new DCs

Secretariat Correspondent: In a major reshuffle in the field administration, the government has appointed new deputy commissioners (DCs) to 10 districts.

Panel Mayor Osman Gani's body brought home

Staff Correspondent: The body of Dhaka North City Corporation Panel Mayor Osman Gani was brought home on Sunday.

'Economical progress won't be hampered'

Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith said there will be no impact on the ongoing process of economy if new government takes charge.

Garment workers block highway for salary in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: A group of angry garment workers of Gazipur blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway demanding their due salaries.

2 killed in Chattogram road crash

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: At least two people were killed in a road accident in Panchlaish thana area of the port city early Saturday.

Rail communication of Rangpur halted

Staff Correspondent, Bogura: Rail communication of Rangpur with the capital city was halted due to construction of a rail bridge in Bhelur Para area of Sonatola in Bagura district on Sunday morning.

Biman increasing flights on Dhaka-London route

Staff Correspondent: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to increase number of flights on Dhaka-London route from December.

WB Vice President due in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: World Bank (WB) Vice President for the South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer arrives here in Bangladesh on Sunday to discuss how to help the country to cope with the Rohingya crisis and reduce poverty.

Jatiya Oikya Prokriya gives govt 9 days

Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Oikya Prokriya has given the government nine days for dialogue to form poll-time neutral government, to reform the election commission and to dissolve the parliament before announcing schedule for general election.

Love for family connects Priyanka, Nick

Entertainment Desk: Love for family and faith was the connect that pulled Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas towards each other, says the American singer, who got engaged to the Indian actress in July.